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He said the app had been developed in partnership with Data-Lead Africa, to guard against voting based on ethnic and religious sentiments.
According to Ojerniyi, the website is to bridge the knowledge gaps among the electorate regarding the choice of candidates, political parties and their manifestos.
Dr Arowolo Ayoola, Lead Partner, Data-Lead Africa, said the organisation partnered with FPDI to champion the research component of the know your candidates website project .
Ayoola said that Data-Lead helped to collate information about candidates so that people could better understand them.
“This was to see what they were saying then over some of the topical and sectoral issues in all spheres of the economy and what they did when they were in leadership.
“So, we think that to make voting more objective by providing the electorate with objective information so that beyond saying this person is from my tribe ,my religion they can see the plans they have’’. (NAN)